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the next 90 days to all of the particular deadlines they have to meet in washington. the debt ceiling, of course sometime next month there are also dealing with government funding running out in march and some other issues like the sequestered. republicans are floating a short-term debt ceiling increase with some modest cuts to deal with the automatic spending cuts that government funding levels and get back to an argument or discussion over the debt ceiling and spending levels once you reach the next few months. that is right now what they are discussing. they have not decided on that strategy. this is just the house republican strategy. it would then have to keep an over to the senate and agree with senate democrats and the white house. for republicans they say this is all about structural spending changes. >> i think it is very clear at this is not just the notion of paying back past dues for the united states but also making sure that the dead obama administration wants to continue to incur is restrained. >> reporter: republican leaders continue to meet with members discussing a n
midnight next month. in reality we have already hit that debt ceiling limit. is that so? >> we hit the debt ceiling with the start of the new year. treasury secretary tim geithner managed to pull off manipulation of the numbers which extended any impact of the debt ceiling for a couple of months. even so, critics maintain that the united states government could continue paying off its debts for some months into the foreseeable future based upon tax receipts alone. at least a majority of our debt. but the divisiveness of the two parties at this point in time is setting very bad signals to the credit rating agencies. one of whom has indicated that the united states is right for another credit downgrade based upon the infighting we are seeing on capitol hill alone. bill? >> bill: doug mckelway on capitol hill tonight for us with that fox report. some republicans say the administration is not doing enough to investigate the deadly attacks in benghazi, libya. those attacks killed four americans including our ambassador, the head of the house intelligence committee congressman mike rogers. he say
. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 >> $64 trillion and counting. the nation's debt ceiling. to cut to red, my next guest advocates more green when it comes to health care. the called the health reduction. she said there would be a method. explain. >> well, actually, the public option would decrease the deficit by about $104 billion over ten years. >> how too you know that? >> that's the congressional budget office estimate. of what it would do. this is not numbers i made up. because it would inn fact lower the -- provide an option -- this would be completely by choice -- for people who don't want to pick this public option, among the private sector choices within a health exchange, and rates for premiums are estimated to be about 5 to 7% lower, meaning those people in the exchange that needed a subsidy would take fewer tax dollars and it is also estimated that it would serve as an anchor, because there's competition, to bring down the cost of health care, even in the private sector as well. >> when is the government -- when is the government ever done that? with george bush's plan, you were critic
't go down to the wire and contest the debt ceiling increase. all these things have swept away a lot of nagging concerns and the next thing to worry about is people don't know exactly what the next thing to worry about s is. >> let's turn it over to you. what are you expecting throughout the rest of this earnings season. we haven't had any major blowoffs, but we're not talking about, you know, that great a situation in terms of revenue growth, right? how would you characterize the earnings period? >> well, i think this is really important. all of this is about expectations. we're coming out of this period where investors have ripped a quarter of a trillion dollars out of stocks in favor of bonds. now they are looking at that three-year performance number of let's say the aggregate bond index and the stock market, and they are saying, you know what? earnings, fiscal cliff, all of these things that have kept me on the sidelines, truthfully the expectations just aren't that high. we've already walked down the q4 numbers very quietly, and keep in mind we're hitting the new highs in the
is threatening the full faith and credit. >> it undermines your argument to have it during the debt ceiling debate. >> we can have this debate right now. we need it for the next month and come together a month from now and figure out where we stand. to prejudge this debate and say the president won't do x, the president won't accept cuts before we go the american people and say it's unreasonable to have a president of the united states who doesn't think we have to have spending cuts. >> i would be advising the president the same thing. look out to congress you guys send me a bill to raise the debt ceiling. >> you would be advising the president. >> use the spending sequester. it's so important to drive through and then the continuing resolution. a lot of damage can to be done on these three to six months crs. thank you very much. now we have evidence of some strength in the economy. today the numbers are pretty good. will it keep spurring the stock market? i'm bullish on that story. with the spark cash card from capital one, sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thin
knows for the next two months all we're going to be talking about is the debt ceiling, sequestration, the continuing resolution, ending the fiscal cliff, all of these. >> you're not questioning his motives of what he's suggesting. he'd rather have a conversation about guns than the debt ceiling? >> i think the president is trying to get political support from his base, maybe he feels it strengthens him going into negotiations with the republicans or the fiscal issues. listen these guys won't even ban assault weapons, how can you trust them on taxes and spending. i see it as building up his political position which is not wrong but i don't think in his heart of hearts he thinks he's going to pass any significant legislation. >> congressman king in the studio after my asking all the time. >> i couldn't stay away from you, soledad. >> she's not really a tough interviewer is she? >> she's very nice and multiracial -- >> are we rolling on this? i love this. keep the nice part. i would appreciate that. >> she was the irish-american woman of the year, there you go. >> and i accepted. nice t
they are more likely to shop at family dollar or dollar general than saks, that's bad news. the debt ceiling fiasco, and the negotiation of the budget sequester, we could see actual cuts to entitlement programs in the next few months, at least there will be tons of chatter in the media about it. i don't think either the republicans or the democrats have the guts to cut entitlements. what does this have to do with the dollar stores? you cut program that help people who shop at dollar stores, you hurt these stocks. the low-ends retail environment is getting more competitive. they have to become more promotional, code for more discounts. in order to hold their own, they have to put real pressure on margins. the higher payroll taxes on consumers, i think it's very hard to make the case that dollar stores can be owned here. it's true companies have big long-term growth stories, as they expand store base around the country. that's not a reason to buy them as long as existing stores have so much trouble. at this point, dollar stores may be too cheap to go much lower, dollar tree sells 14 times earn
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the next step to debt and deficit reduction. they spoke about the challenges facing congress regarding the debt ceiling, tax and entitlement reforms in sequestration. according to the treasury department, congress has until mid-february to early march to raise the debt limit. from this morning, this is just under an hour. [applause] >> first senator gregg. >> thank you, marc. i appreciate that. that was quite an introduction. it is free to be here -- great to be here. they have been a wonderful firm to have represent me. it's also a wonderful to be here with kent conrad, who was a close friend, and i am glad his dog made it through so he could be here. he is a deficit hawk. more important than that he is a thoughtful and conscious -- voice of a conscious for the senate throughout his term on fiscal responsibility. we worked together in a very effective way to try to bring some sort of bipartisan effort into the requirement that we do something about the debt. it was really, as was mentioned, an idea that we came up with on a long plane ride i think to central america to put together a
debt ceiling which will come into play so we will be seeing a lot of activity the next few months about the appropriate size of the government and about the size of the deficit and a lot of back-and-forth over these issues. without going into all of the different ramifications i want to say a word about the debt ceiling which is not everybody understands what it's about. the debt ceiling which congress has to do periodically as gives the government money to pay its existing bills. it doesn't create new spending so it's like a family trying to improve its credit rating not the most effective way to improve the credit rating and was the slow solution to the debt ceiling in august of 2011 that of the u.s. downgraded last time brough so it's very important that congress take the necessary action to raise the debt ceiling to avoid a situation where our government doesn't pay its bills. estimate the number of people have expressed concern about how much of the challenges actually were addressed in the deal. as you mentioned is certainly went part way that leaves a number of issues still on th
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